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MAIN News Archives for January 2002

Macon land-use battle common in WNC
McDowell steam plant challenged over toxic emissions
Geologist predicted Spruce Pine rock slide
Natural gas rate cut in N.C.
Funds available for abandoned orchards
Organic growers eligible for certification help
Opinion: County should demand full value for cable rights of way
Warning issued about media-merger oversight
Death of Enron executive ruled suicide
Local feline distemper outbreak prompts emergency vaccination clinic
Opinion: U.S., Afghan victims meet
Ecusta, union showdown looming
House forced to vote on campaign finance
Mars Hill College president resigns
New study: Valley air pollution mostly local
Taylor still opposes campaign finance reform
WNC gets $4.3 million for broadband Internet
Who is holding back broadband?
WNC contra dancing attracts all ages
The goal of Enron donations to Bush & Congress?
Southern memories, histories diverge
How media missed the Enron story
Bush FCC to ratify cable Internet monopoly?
Opinion: Is Washington turning its back on Enron?
Retrospective: Bush energy policy and the California crisis
Enron debacle spurs campaign finance reform
WNC foursome continue Dupont Forest challenge
Cullowhee moratorium may stall development
Mall developer tries to silence online critic
Sylva dramatist publishes new collection
Freedom fighters of the digital world
Cable rate hikes exceed inflation
Grocer surveys downtown Asheville
Etheridge asks Bush for tobacco buyout
N.C. politicians received Enron money
Gaustavino: Master of Domes
N.C. Attorney General sues payday lender
MLK Prayer Breakfast features NYC leader
1815 house being restored
14 Bush officials owned Enron stock
Opinion: County must make savvy deal for public access TV
A call for media reform
Opinion: As economy sours, Bush caters to his class
Environmental tussles return
N.C. Education Board supports more charter schools
Easley stops execution
Study: N.C. pollution is homegrown
Media accused of burying story on civilian deaths
Macon County zoning debate heats up
Report links Enron, White House to California energy crisis
Fight over Clean Air rules looms
Review: The Art of Thomas Kinkade
UNC botanist: Avoid invasive plants
Nonprofits face cuts if United Way misses goal
Dissent can bring FBI to the door
N.C. puts names of delinquent taxpayers on website
Ecusta plant negotiations intensify
Alliance offers land conservation plan
Public access TV gaining viewers
Is child abuse more prevalent in WNC?
Blacks have known terrorism for years, says UNC head
N.C. has 11 key sites for bird conservation
Colleges collaborate on new Web course system
Opinion: Free speech and Harry Potter
Malaprop's celebrates 20th year